Britain: Wheels for the World

When Britain's Ley land Motor Corp. wanted to test one of its trucks, it sent its chief engineer on a grueling trip across the dry and dusty length of Iran. The truck broke down. Chastened, the engineer returned to England and designed a better truck. Such are the techniques that have made Leyland Britain's biggest truckmaker and the world's largest exporter of heavy commercial vehicles. So far this year, the company's exports are running a remarkable 80% above last year. It ranks high among the firms contributing to a remarkable spurt in...

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